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4/15/2017 LakeMills,Iowa|Utilities

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Lake Mills has excellent municipal utility services for all its residential, business, and industrial users. All city streets are paved,
including curbs and gutters.

TAX RATE AND UTILITIES

TAX RATE
The total tax Levy for property in the City is $32.76087. This is for Fiscal Year July 1,2015 thru June 30, 2016.

ELECTRICAL POWER
Lake Mills is served by its own municipal power system with interconnection with Dairyland Power of LaCrosse, WI.
Generation capacity of municipal system is 18,400 KW with diesel and natural gas engines and 69,000 KW interconnection
capability with Dairyland Power
Present peak load is 7,000 KW

WATER
The LM municipal water works has two wells supplying water from the Maquoketa creviced limestone formation 450 ' under
the service
The two wells have a total pumping capacity of 1,400 gallons per minute
Water is stored in two overhead towers with a capacity of 750,000 gallons and an underground storage tank with a 150,000
gallon capacity
Two treatment plants provide iron removal and chlorination

SANITATION
Lake Mills sanitation department operates a 22-acre aerated pond with a storage capacity of 28,700,000 gallons
Organic load capacity of wastewater plant 3,000 BOD. Average in 2015 was 405 lbs per day
Hydraulic design of wastewater plant 750,000 gallons per day
In 2015, the average load was 321,000 gallons per day

NATURAL GAS
Natural gas is supplied by Black Hills Energy. Gas is available to all the Lake Mills industrial areas as well as the City's
residential users

TELECOMMUNICATION - CABLE HIGH SPEED INTERNET SERVICES
Communication services are provided by member-owned Winnebago Cooperative Telecom Association (WCTA)
State of the art digital communication switching center and fiber optics-wireline and wireless voice communications
Broadband internet access
Digital Entertainment Television Service

City of Lake Mills Utility Rate Tables

Water Rates Wastewater Rates


(Effective July 16, 2015) (Effective July 16, 2015)
(Included in the first 1,000 gallons)
Water Availablility Charge: $2.63 per month will be the charge to all locations where City water is available.
Sewer Availability Charge: $2.56 per month will be the charge to all locations where City sewer is available.

Billing Category Rate Billing Category Rate

1st 3,000 gallons $7.70 per 1,000 gallons 1st 3,000 gallons $5.19 per 1,000 gallons

Next 37,000 gallons $3.55 per 1,000 gallons next 37,000 gallons $3.31 per 1,000 gallons

Next 60,000 gallons $2.54 per 1,000 gallons over 40,000 gallons $3.19 per 1,000 gallons

All over 100,000 gallons $1,35 per 1,000 gallons

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Water Surcharge
In addition to the water rates listed above, effective September 16, 2004, there is a monthly surcharge as follows:

Residential, Commercial and Governmental Customers: $2.60 per service per month

Electric Rates
Effective August 16, 2014

Billing Category Monthly Service Energy Demand Charge per


Charge Charge/kWh month/kW

Residential $8.00 $0.11307

Commercial $17.50 $0.12021

Commercial All- $17.50 $0.11541


Electric

Industrial $125 $0.07346 $11.62

Garbage Rates
Effective October 15, 2015

Garbage Rates $11.00



Recycling Fluctuates monthly, see resolution 11-15

Lake Mills Chamber Development Corporation


203 North 1st Avenue West
P.O. Box 182
Lake Mills, IA 50450

phone 641-592-5253 | fax 641-592-5252
lmcdc@wctatel.net

2016by Lake Mills Chamber Development Corporation.

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